Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

Court Reversed Expulsion of Student, Finds Knife Allegations Unreliable

Blog post about a student whose expulsion was overturned because allegations of finding a knife that he used to threaten another student were unreliable.

Expulsion Based on Student's Arrest Unconstitutional, Says Court

Blog post on the constitutionality of expelling a student for being arrested off of school grounds.

Student Sues School for Alleged Racial Discrimination

Blog post about a student who sued her school and district on grounds of racial discrimination.

Student's Hairstyle Prevails Over School Board

Blog post about the rights of students in schools.

Court Reverses Judgment in Favor of Teacher's Invasion of Privacy

Blog post about a teacher's right to privacy in Connecticut.

Student Expelled For Explosive Misconduct With M80s

Blog post about a student who was expelled for setting off multiple M80s at school.

Student's Explicit Language Justifies Expulsion, Says Court

Blog post about a student who was expelled for using explicit language who then sued for re-enrollment.

Mother Challenges IEP for Lack of Emotional Support

Blog post about a mother who challenged her child's IEP on the basis that it did not provide for adequate emotional support.

DCF Claims Parents Unfit for Lack of Educational Care and Attention

Blog post about the Constitutional right of parents to provide for their children and the fact that the Department of Children and Families can make a determination that some parents are legally unfit to care for their children.

School Board "Obligated" to Utilize Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Says Court

Blog post about the use of drug sniffing dogs in public schools.

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